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danica patrick in the front row of the daytona 500. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> hello everyone i'm hearth holmes. we begin this sunday with the resignation of pope benedict xvi. the pontiff today delivered one of his last sunday blessings from the vatican. tens of thousands of people packed st. peter's square today to hear the departing pope. next sunday will be the last time the 85-year-old pontiff temperatures will the traditional blessing from his apartment window. the pope announced earlier this month he will retire on february 28th due to failing health. >>> this is a unique and historic moment in the church and bay area catholics are anxiously awaiting a decision on pope a's successor. allie rasmus continue ours coverage interest from st. mary's cathedral in san francisco. >> reporter: heather, right now you can see dozens of people still filing out of st. mary's cathedral in san francisco. necessity were part of a ceremony to welcome new members to the catholic faith, so the people
the piano play said this piano had to burn. >>> danica patrick will be racing into the records books. what she to >>> a man in half-moon bay caught a lot of attention after he placed a piano in a bluff and played it for their fans. tonight it died. i asked just what ended those sunset piano concerts. >> reporter: one complaint pushed the city to pull the plug so tonight in dramatic flair, the artist and musician played it one last time then set fire to it. >> reporter: musician artist and sculptor prutisimo kept flames on his baby grand. at one point playing it as it burned in an open field tonight but the story began two weeks ago on a behalf moon bay bluff. what you see in here on this you tube link attracted hundreds of people where he kept his music playing every sunset. >> i had been on the bluff for two weeks then i eventually had to stop playing that. >> reporter: the notice sparked on anger but an idea to cremate the piano setting it free. >> the burning of the piano is challenging. >> it's very touching. i feel very proud. >> reporter: portisimo's sister watched as hundreds gather
. >>> driver danica patrick wins the pole position for the daytona 500. that makes her the first woman to start the legendary race. patrick told cnn's don lemon that she loves the idea of going beyond racing in general. >> one of the coolest things is to be able to think that parents and their kids are having that conversation at home about it. and to, you know, i've heard stories about, look, a kid, a boy or a girl, saying, but mommy, daddy, that's a girl that's out there racing, and then they can have that conversation to say, you can do anything you want to do and gender doesn't matter. your passion is what matters. and that's cool. >> patrick won the pole position by going more than 196 miles an hour, that's almost 200 miles an hour. the daytona 500 is sunday. >>> man's best friend is also a lifesaver. charlie, a border collie mix, is getting credit for saving mike cameron. first, charlie woke cameron up by jumping on his chest as a fire raged in his house in nova scotia last week. cameron says he got up and started looking for his cats. he said he collapsed by the door but felt charlie bur
. >>> danica patrick is talking with cnn about her barrier-breaking achievement in car racing over the weekend. she became the first woman ever to win pole position at the daytona 500. patrick tells cnn's don lemon she hopes parents and then daughters learn a lesson from what she's done. >> i love that to go beyond racing in general, i mean, just to kind of break gender barriers, i feel that one of the coolest things is to be able to think this parents and then kids are having that conversation at home about it. i've heard stories about a kid, a boy or a girl, saying, but mommy, daddy, that's a girl that's out there racing, and then they can have that conversation to say, you can do anything you want to do. and gender doesn't matter. your passion is what matters. and that's cool. >> cool indeed. the daytona 500 is next sunday. only nine of the pole winners in the first 54 daytona 500s won the race. >>> we're getting you more pictures of friday's meteor explosion over russia. at least one of the fragments punched a big hole in a frozen lake. ♪ my friends are all around me ♪ my friends, they
of transparency? jamie: how about this, bill? this is so huge. history in the making at daytona. danica patrick winning the top slot in the race, the first time for a woman. what does it mean for the support? ♪ ♪ [ slap! ] [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you h heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never ne
reform. >>> breaking the glass ceiling at nearly 200 miles an hour. danica patrick's historic achievement that could make us all proud, women drivers, huh. no more comments like that from you, jon scott. jon: okay. jenna: it's all "happening now." jenna: jon never made a rude comment about women drivers. i was just teasing. jon: i never have ridden in a car with you, at least with you behind the wheel. jenna: probably a good thing. hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. we begin with a tragic tend to a troubled country star. investigators say mindy mccready died apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at her home arkansas. she rose to the top of the charts with its like "10,000 angels" and "guys do it all the time" before personal problems sidetracked to her career. mccready's boyfriend and the father of her youngest son died one month ago on the same porch where her body was found over the weekend. casey stiegel is live from the dallas bureau. her buy friend also took his own life, casey are the report jon, police are investigating it as a suicide. mindy mccready said thi
mvp honors. >>> in her fourth year in nascar, danica patrick has made history again, this time by winning the daytona 500 pole yesterday becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any race in nascar's premiere circuit. patrick went out eighth in the qualifying session and had to wait about two hours as 37 fellow drivers tried to take her spot. only jeff gordon even came close to knocking off patrick. the two of them enjoying themselves on the side. >>> president obama is on vacation for the long weekend in florida. on sunday quietly he hit the links with the one-time best golfer in the world, tiger woods. golf digest first reporting that the president spent some of saturday with woods' swing coach. on sunday with no press, the president played 18 holes with woods and some others. after woods left, the president reportedly played another 9. woods did not take his foot off the gas for the leader of the free world. a tweet this from golf digest reporter, wrote we received word that tiger holed out greenside bunker number 1 for birdie. president obama and tiger first met i
. >>> she never seems to get tired of breaking records. what danica patrick just did at daytona that has put her in the history books. jenna: next hour senator john mccain turning the tables on "meet the press" host david gregory. the senator asking pointed questions about the deadly terrorist attack in benghazi. we have that today in our "news watch" panel. the 1993 world trade center bomber files a lawsuit from his cell at a maximum security prison. he is not so happy there. does he have a case? and tom cruise suing the publisher of "life and style" and in touch magazines after stories are printed about the star's relationship with his daughter. inside the $50 million lawsuit, coming up. jon: well, making history on the track. danica patrick becomes the first woman to capture the top starting spot for the daytona 500, let alone any race in nascar's premier circuit. this gender breakthrough coming at a speed of nearly 200 miles an hour. phil keating live in miami with details. so is she now the favorite to win the race on sunday? >> reporter: sitting on the pole does not guaranty you become
at the obama administration in a leaked draft of the president's immigration reform proposal. >>> danica patrick makes history in daytona. >>> a new hope for han solo. >>> and the nation's greatest president immortalized in cheddar. "early today" starts right now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> very good morning to you. it's nice to see you. i'm veronica de la cruz. the world of country music has lost a memorable voice. mindy mccready died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. she sold more than three million of albums but was plagued by alcohol abuse and stints in rehab. we have a look at her rise to fame and her public downfall. >> reporter: mindy mccready started her rise to fame in 1996 with her debut album "10,000 angels" which would go on to earn multi-platinum status. in the years that followed she would release four more albums, charting 12 songs on the country billboard singles chart. from the first rapid climb to fame it would be more her private life that kept her name in the headlines.
old. >>> danica patrick made auto racing history with the biggest achievement of her four-year nascar career. she's become the first woman to secure the top starting top for the daytona 500. patrick posted a lap of 160 miles an hour during sunday's qualifying session. the daytona 500 airs right here on ktvu this sunday morning at 9:00. >>> golden state warriors fans finally had something to cheer about during the nba all-star game. david lee became the first to play since sprewell. the irwarrior forward was part of the western conference team that beat the east 143-138. >>> we're learning more about how the shutdown of drakes bay could affect the price of oysters. they are making their final legal push to try to stay open. there's fear if they fell. oyster prices will shoot up. if their request is turned down again, drakes bay will have to shut down by march 15th. if that happens, the price of oysters are expected to go back up since the farm is responsible for 40% of california's commercial oyster production. >>> the plan to restore the san francisco bay wetlands could get a financia
points, 15 assists. he walk away with the big trophy. >>> in her fourth year in nascar, danica patrick has made history. she becomes the first woman to secure the top spot for any race in nascar's premier circuit. she went out in eighth in qualifying session and had to wait about two hours as 37 fellow drivers tried to take her spot. only four-time cup champ jeff gordon even came close to knocking her off. >> that's huge. >> she'll start this weekend on the poll at daytona. really cool. >> that is huge. in this sport, i mean, man. >> some people have accused her of being a novelty over the years. you're not a novelty when you take the poll at daytona. >> that's what's so exciting about that fact. it's such a male centric, testosterone fueled deal. we always hear these stories about how men will take more chances than women, and they don't -- it's just -- that is great in so many ways. >> yeah, she's driving with the boys now. >>> finally, the shot of the day comes from brandon university in manitoba, canada. not exactly a bracket buster, but friday night head coach gill chung, you know
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